Tavaresia is a genus of plants in the Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1902. It is native to southern Africa.Species
- Tavaresia angolensis Welw. - Angola
- Tavaresia barklyi (Dyer) N.E.Br. - South Africa
- Tavaresia grandiflora Berger - South Africa
- Tavaresia meintjesii R.A. Dyer - Limpopo
Tavaresia thompsoniorum van Jaarsv. & R.Nagel, syn of × Staparesia thompsoniorum (van Jaarsv. & R.Nagel) G.D.RowleyTaxonomy
Phylogenetic studies have shown the genus to be most closely related to the Huernia genus, and to a widespread branch of stapeliads comprising the genera Orbea, Piaranthus and Stapelia.